The New Mexico Music Awards offer a variety of workshops for the professional and amateur musician ranging from basic publishing and copyright to tech workshops on recording and technique. We also offer customized workshops for your group including youth workshops.

Here’s a list of the workshops coming up in New Mexico.

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Songwriting Series led by Anna RudolphImage may contain: 1 person

Sunday, February 2nd and 9th, 2020 12:30 PM The Placitas Community Library, Placitas

Join in as the group explores the fundamentals of songs—lyrics, tunes, rhythms and the muse element. Guest songwriters will describe how they write and we will all work on songs. Free, fun, no-fear songwriting! Please reserve a spot by contacting Anna Rudolph at AnnaRudolph@mail.com. Space is limited, so please reserve ASAP. Please check out AnnaRudolph.com to view bio and listen to songs. There is also a third optional performance session.

Anna Rudolph is a singer-songwriter of roots, blues, Americana, living in Placitas, New Mexico. Anna began writing, playing and singing in 2012, and in 2013, was nominated for her first of ten New Mexico Music Award nominations in  2013. Since her songwriting began, she has released three original CDs and several singles, all available online at most music outlets.

Anna has worked with Grammy Award winning producer/guitarist, Larry Mitchell, since 2017 for her CD, Darkest Angel, and subsequent singles. She also records with Ron Crowder, local award winning songwriter, musician and producer.

New Mexico Music Award recognition

2013 Finalist in Singer-Songwriter category
2014 Finalist in Blues category for “Why Did I Do It”
2015 Finalist in the Blues category for “The Scent of You”
Finalist in the Singer-songwriter category for “Angel of Dreams.”
​2016 Finalist in the Blues category for “Redemption”
2017: Finalist in religious/gospel category for “Down to the River”
​2017: Finalist in the best pop CD category for the CD “A Fait Accompli”
​2017: Finalist and winner in the Adult Contemporary category for “For Katya.”
​2018: Finalist in the blues category for, “What’s Done is Done.”
​2019: Finalist in the jazz category for “Yellow Bird.”

Here are some of the other workshops available for your group or program. Class size is limited.

PUBLISHING
Basic Copyright, Publishing, Contracts, Pitching Your Project, Finding a literary agent.

MANAGEMENT
Artist Management, Booking, Understanding Management Contracts, Finding an Agent, Managing Yourself, Band Management and more.

MONEY MANAGEMENT
Workshops include Managing the Money, Funding Your Project, Investing in Yourself, How to Create a Budget, Projecting Costs and more

FILM & TELEVISION
Getting Your Music Into Film & TV, Screenwriting, Pitching Your Script, Budgeting Your Film Project, Sync Licensing and more.

MARKETING
Learn to market yourself or your project with one of our workshops including Social Media Marketing, Making Contact, PR for Dummies and more.

TECHNICAL
Learn about the recording process from pre-production to mastering, how to care for your instrument, live sound technique and more.

TECHNIQUE
Learn about your instrument and how to play it better, learn vocal technique, style, phrasing, how to handle an interview and everything you need to know about performing in public.

SPECIALTY WORKSHOPS
We can design a workshop to suit your needs. We offer Therapeutic Songwriting Workshops for Veterans, for Victims of Sexual Assault or Domestic Violence and more. Our Children’s Workshops range from Songwriting to Introduction to Music via an instrument petting zoo.

Additional support from the New Mexico Music Commissionlisten!NM, jason’s music publishing, New Mexico Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts